An ideal server for small businesses, Windows Server 2012 Essentials (the latest version of Windows Small Business Server Essentials) provides a powerful and flexible solution that helps protect your business data while allowing you to access the information you need from virtually anywhere by using almost any device.
Windows Server 2012 Essentials provides easier setup, installation, and migration experiences, a simplified management experience, and better network-wide security features. It incorporates the latest Microsoft technologies for management, networking, data storage and backup, security, and document and printer sharing. Windows Server 2012 Essentials provides integration capabilities for cloud-based applications and services, allowing you the flexibility to choose the best environment for your line-of-business and collaboration solutions.
Windows Server 2012 Essentials allows you to retain core network and security features in your local environments, and also includes technologies to enable robust integration with cloud-based services. This allows end-users to work in ways that are familiar to them, while at the same time making it easier to take advantage of the growing set of offerings available in the cloud through platforms such as Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure.
|Minimum hard disk space||160 GB|
|Minimum RAM||2 GB|
|Minimum processor speed||1.3 GHz|
|Recommended processor||3.1 GHz|
|Recommended RAM||8192 MB|
|CD/DVD-ROM drive required||Yes|
|Media types supported||DVD|
|Maximum physical CPUs||2|